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October 2011

2011 JEMS EMS Salary & Workplace Survey

Learn about EMS salaries through the eyes of a seasoned paramedic, his new paramedic partner and their supervisor.

Michael Greene, MBA/MSHA

Pinnacle Conference Offers EMS Management Lessons

Pinnacle Conference attendees got management tips from experts in EMS management and leadership.

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Teresa McCallion, EMT-B

EMS Providers Can Identify Child Abuse

Thorough assessment and documentation is key in identifying suspected child abuse.

Eric Clauss, RN, EMT-P Lee Blair, RN, CEN, EMT-P Mark Meredith, MD

How to Get Started with EMS Research

These tips from researchers will help you start your own study.

Amy Prorock-Ernest, MSW, MPH Cornelia Ramsey, PhD, MSPH Elizabeth Ripley, MD, MS Joseph P. Ornato, MD, FACP, FACC, FACEP Solomon Luckett, Jr., MS

EMS in Action

Providers Extricate & Treat Three Patients in Crash

Santa Barbara County (Calif.) Fire Department firefighter/paramedics and AMR providers treat three patients with serious injuries after an SUV crash in Goleta, Calif.


From the Editor

Be Brief & Accurate on Patient Care Reports

It’s important to be accurate on patient care reports if you’re called to appear for a deposition.

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P


Letters

Readers Discuss Pros & Cons of Prehospital Intubation

Readers discuss whether endotracheal intubation should continue to be a prehospital skill.


Priority Traffic

EMS Agencies Fight for their Contracts

With budget cuts across the nation, EMS contracts as not as easy to maintain.


Tricks of the Trade

Safety Applies to EMS Crews & Patients

It’s important to let your EMS employees know they’re valued and respected.

Thom Dick


Leadership Sector

EMS Managers Adjust Style

Read this checklist to see if you’re a “jerk” boss.

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P


Higher Learning

EMS Instructors Teach Pediatric Immobilization

Address all types of learners in your classroom when teaching pediatric immobilization.

Keith Widmeier, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, EMS-I


Case of the Month

Equip Your System to Avoid Airway Pitfalls

Providers should create a plan to avoid common airway management errors.

Mark E. Pinchalk, MS, EMT-P


Research Review

EMS Interventions & Pediatric Outcomes

Research studies analyze outcomes of prehospital care in pediatric patients.

David Page, MS, NREMT-P


Lighter Side

EMS Providers Treat X-Rated Boo Boos

You may want to laugh at these X-rated calls, but respect your patient.

Steve Berry


Last Word

EMTs Rescue Kittens from Structure Fire

Two Ind. providers save kittens from burning barn.


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